The proposed Endurance Rules modifications for 2020 is presented to the National Federations (NFs) in a completely new rule book, with a new structure and revised wording.
We continue a series of articles to review all the new proposed rules, article by article.
Artilce 800 & 801: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-800-801/
Artilce 802 & 803: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-802-803/
Artilce 804 & 805: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-804-805/
Artilce 806 – 808: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-806-808/
Article 809: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-809/
Artilce 810 – 812: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-810-812/
Artilce 813 – 815: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-813-815/
Artilce 816: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-816/
Artilce 817 – 819: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-817-819/
Artilce 820 – 822: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-820-822/
Artilce 823 – 825: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-823-825/
Artilce 826 – 829: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-826-829/
Artilce 830 – 833: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-830-833/
Artilce 834 – 836: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-834-836/
Artilce 837 – 838: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-837-838/
Artilce 839 – 842: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-839-842/
Artilce 843: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-843/
Artilce 844 – 847: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-844-847/
Artilce 848 – 851: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-848-851/
Artilce 852 – 856: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-852-856/
Artilce 857 – 862: http://fair-endurance.com/endurance-rules-2020-article-857-862/
Chapter IX “Disciplinary” consists of articles about Procedure, Penalty Points, Warning Cards, Suspensions and Protests.
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863.1 Any breach of these Endurance Rules or other FEI Rules and Regulations will be dealt with in accordance with the procedures set out in these Endurance Rules or (where there are none) in accordance with the procedures set out in the FEI General Regulations or other applicable FEI Rules and Regulations.
863.2 The sanctions listed in these Endurance Rules are not exhaustive. They apply in addition to any other sanctions set out in other applicable FEI Rules and Regulations.
864. ATHLETE AND TRAINER PENALTY POINTS
864.1 An Athlete and Trainer will each automatically receive the following number of penalty points for each incident set out below:
864.2 Athletes and Trainers accumulate penalty points over a rolling period of one year. Penalty points will be removed from the running total one year from the date on which they were incurred.
865. WARNING CARDS
865.1 Endurance Yellow Warning Card: The President of the Ground Jury, the Chief Steward or the Technical Delegate may issue an Endurance Yellow Warning Card to a Person Responsible for offences relating to Horse Abuse, failure to comply with the protective headgear requirements, or otherwise where specified in these Endurance Rules. For Incorrect Behaviour, only the Incorrect Behaviour Card may be used. The consequences that apply if the same person receives one or more Endurance Yellow Warning Card(s) are set out in the FEI General Regulations.
865.2 Incorrect Behaviour Card: The President of the Ground Jury, the Chief Steward or the Technical Delegate may issue an Incorrect Behaviour Card to an Athlete or Trainer for Incorrect Behaviour under Article 864.1. An Incorrect Behaviour Card will result in 100 penalty points, Disqualification, and a suspension of two months.
865.3 Notification: The person receiving a warning card must be notified during the period of the Event that he will receive an Endurance Yellow Warning Card or Incorrect Behaviour Card, which will be delivered either by hand or by any other suitable means. If after reasonable efforts the person cannot be notified during the period of the Event, the person must be notified in writing within 14 days of the Event. An Endurance Yellow Warning Card or Incorrect Behaviour Card may be issued in addition to any other sanction(s) issued in accordance with these Endurance Rules, FEI General Regulations, or other applicable Rules and Regulations.
866.1 If an Athlete or Trainer incurs 100 or more penalty points, the Athlete/Trainer will receive an automatic two-month suspension. After the suspension is served, the Athlete’s/Trainer’s penalty points total will be reduced by 100 points.
866.2 The consequences during any period of suspension are set out in the FEI General Regulations.
866.3 If a Horse ridden by an Athlete suffers a Serious Injury and/or a Catastrophic Injury within one year of any other Horse ridden by the same Athlete also suffering a Serious Injury and/or a Catastrophic Injury, that Athlete will be automatically suspended for six months.
The procedure for protests is set out in the FEI General Regulations.